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August 7th, 2015

Jesus' Extraordinary Ordinary Work

In his book Work Matters, Tom Nelson reminds us that Jesus was well established in his career as a carpenter before he became an itinerant teacher. Jesus’s work life tells us that he did not think being a carpenter was somehow below him or a poor use of his many gifts....

November 11th, 2013

How does being a part of the body of Christ influence your job?

The kids at my church asked me this question, and it really got me thinking. I hope being part of the body of Christ influences everything I do—whether I’m at work, at home, at church on Sunday morning, or hanging out with friends on Friday night. That is certainly the idea we preach at The...

via Bill Peel
November 19th, 2012

Monday Morning Faith | Free Sermon Outlines

In large part, spiritual leaders have done a good job of explaining how to follow Jesus at home and at church, and how to cultivate your personal devotional life. Our focus has been on prayer, Bible study, congregational worship, evangelism, and service. But what does it look like to follow...

July 5th, 2012

4 Ways to Pour Yourself Into Your Pursuits

"What does it look like to put all of who you are into something? There’s a short scripture verse that I have found helpful: “And Jesus grew in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and man” (Luke 2:52)." Read Ryan Ferrier's post on Michael Hyatt's blog about preparing to live out...

Channel(s): Doing Your Job
September 29th, 2011

Work and Rest According to Jesus

Religious leaders in Jesus’ time had a long list of rules for the Sabbath. When questioned about the Sabbath, Jesus did not respond by dismissing it. Instead, He redefined it. The Sabbath is a blessing from God -- one we will only enjoy when we understand it correctly. Download this free...

via Bill Peel
September 29th, 2011

Humility 101: Continuing Ed for Leaders

No one aspires to be the lead story in the evening news or connected to the latest scandal on the front page of the wall Street Journal. But humiliation is a distinct possibility for any of us when we get carried away with our own importance. Rather than seeking to serve others, we focus on...